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Apr 28 2009   4:48PM GMT

Spell out numbers for large sums or express as numerals?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing
dollar sums
typing Which is correct?
According to some predictions, widespread adoption of EHRs could save ____________ a year.
a. $77 billion
b. seventy-seven billion dollars

Answer: a

Explanation: Always use numerals for dollar figures.

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